The Western States Endurance Run, the race that started it all, begins this Saturday in Squaw Valley,California, and ending in Auburn, California, a total of 100 miles. The trail ascends from the Squaw Valley floor (elevation 6,200 feet) to Emigrant Pass (elevation 8,750 feet), a climb of 2,550 vertical feet in the first 4½ miles. From the pass, following the original trails used by the gold and silver miners of the 1850’s, runners travel west, climbing another 15,540 feet and descending 22,970 feet before reaching Auburn.
NEO TC runners are Dave Peterman (Bib 308) and Ted Niemann (Bib 292) in it to win it this year.
WS$R will be having a live webcast . Also follow on Twitter: #WS100 or on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Western-States-Endurance-Run/293403870411
Good luck guys! Have fun out there!